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    BMW Championship: Picks and Preview

    After a week off, the FedExCup Playoffs continue this week at the BMW Championship. For the first time, Conway Farms Golf Club on Chicago’s North Shore plays host to a PGA Tour event. The much-buzzed about Tom...

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    Walker Cup: Team USA Reclaims Walker Cup

    It seemed that this team was not to be denied. The 2013 U.S. Walker Cup team was comprised of six golfers from two college teams, two more collegians and two mid-amateurs and it had a sense of...

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    2013 Tour Finals: Svoboda sports thickest skin, wins Chiquita Classic

    On a steamy Southern weekend that would be ideal for growing bananas, it was a New Yorker who came away with the second of four Tour Finals events: the Chiquita Classic, held at River Run Country...

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    Walker Cup: Saturday Foursomes, GB&I leads 2.5 to 1.5

    Great Britain and Ireland jumped out to a 2.5-to-1.5 lead in the 44th Walker Cup matches at National Golf Links of America in Southampton, NY. The team from Europe led in three of four matches at one...

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    PGA Tour teams up with the Jacksonville Jaguars for a halftime promotion

    The PGA Tour and the Jacksonville Jaguars announced a unique halftime show that will collaborate PGA Tour players and America’s most popular sport. The show will see the Jaguars’ mascot, Jaxson de Ville, and a Tour player...

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    Tweets of the week: Captain’s picks, Stenson cartoons, Baba Booey returns

    Heading into a lull between two FedExCup Playoff events this week, we’ve had no shortage of great chatter on social media, thanks to Henrik Stenson’s resounding victory at the Deutsche Bank Championship, the finalization of the Presidents...

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    Presidents Cup teams finalized: Spieth, Simpson, de Jonge, and Leishman added as captain’s picks

    Presidents Cup captains Fred Couples and Nick Price announced their picks to fill out their respective rosters live on the Golf Channel. Captain Couples chose Jordan Spieth and Webb Simpson to fill out his roster, while Price...

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    Photos from the Chiquita Classic

    GolfWRX is live from the Chiquita Classic in Davidson, NC, the second Tour Finals event. The field of the Tour Finals includes the Tour’s top-75 finishers in 2013, as well as PGA Tour members...

    • Posted 353 days ago
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    Presidents Cup qualifiers set: Stricker, Johnson secure final spots

    Following the conclusion of the Deutsche Bank Championship Monday, the 10 qualifying spots for the 2013 U.S. Presidents Cup team have been set, as have the 10 spots on the International team. Captains Fred Couples and Nick Price...

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    Stenson wins the Deutsche Bank Championship, takes the FedEx Cup lead

    After three days of sharp play, Sergio Garcia’s Sunday woes continued with a final-round 73 at the Deutsche Bank Championship, while Henrik Stenson fired a 66 en route to his third career PGA Tour victory. Stenson’s tournament...

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    The Scorecard: Deutsche Bank Championship

    By Christopher Versele GolfWRX Contributor The Front Nine 1 – New FedEx Cup ranking for Henrik Stenson, who closed out his first win of the 2013 season. 262 – Strokes taken by Stenson, good for 22-under and...

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    Tiger and others give back in Boston

    Charitable donations and community events are nothing new for the PGA Tour and its players, but this week is noteworthy due to the tragic events of the Boston Marathon, which hits close to home at TPC Boston...

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    Many move up, none move past Garcia at the Deutsche Bank Championship

    With the best golfers in the world piled up behind him, Sergio Garcia maintained his perch in the top spot at TPC Boston Sunday Sergio thanks to a 6-under-par 65 in the third round of the Deutsche Bank...

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    Photos from the Deutsche Bank Championship

    GolfWRX is live from the Deutsche Bank Championship, the second round of the PGA Tour’s FedExCup Playoffs at TPC Boston. Last year, Rory McIlroy shot 20-under to win at TPC Boston, which was the first of two-consecutive...

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    Golf marketing musings: Dick Fowler, P.I.

    When I’m not writing things for GolfWRX, I am working for an ad agency in Myrtle Beach that represents a number of area golf courses. So the confluence of advertising and golf is, you could say, of...

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  • Deutsche Bank Championship: Picks and Preview

    The PGA Tour heads from just outside one of our nation’s great cities to just south of another this week, as the second leg of the FedExCup playoffs comes to TPC Boston. The Gil Hanse-rehabilitated 7,207-yard par-71...

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    Tweets of the week: Lindsey lauds Tiger, Blixt swears off orange

    The golf gods conspired to hand Adam Scott a win at The Barclays, as all his challengers wilted down the stretch. Scott, for his part, put together an inspired final-round 66, which neither he, nor anyone else...

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    The Scorecard: The Barclays

    The scorecard is a weekly wrap up of the most important numbers from the previous week’s PGA Tour event. The Front Nine 2 — The improved Official World Golf Ranking of winner Adam Scott. He began the...

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  • 16-year-old Lydia Ko TKO’s the field in Canada

    Lydia Ko became the youngest woman ever (15) to win an LPGA Tour event last year at the CN Canadian Women’s Open. This year, she became the youngest woman to defend an LPGA title, shooting a final-round...

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    Tiger, on all fours, finishes second at The Barclays

    Tiger Woods’ lack of transparency with the media is nothing new, but a neck and back injury that began Wednesday morning (one that he said was caused by a soft hotel mattress, he said) seems to be...

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    Scott stays mistake-free in final round to capture The Barclays

    Bouts of competitive nerves crop up without warning, much like far-off train whistles or, say, back spasms. On a strange, compelling Sunday at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, New Jersey, one of those three factors—sometimes...

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    Jonas, orange you wearing my Sunday outfit?

    Tuning into the Sunday telecast of the final round of the Barclays, you might have thought you were seeing double. Rickie Fowler, long a proponent of wearing orange on Sundays (a homage to his alma mater Oklahoma...

    • Posted 361 days ago
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  • Tiger Woods and the too soft mattress

    Tiger Woods’ most fierce battle this week won’t be with his playing competitors, the course, or the legend of Jack Nicklaus — it will be with an overly cushioned hotel mattress. The first leg of the PGA...

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    Photos from The Barclays

    GolfWRX is live from The Barclays, the first round of the PGA Tour’s FedExCup Playoffs. Last year, The Barclays was held in Farmindale, NY, at Bethpage State Park’s Black Course, where Nick Watney won by three shots...

    • Posted 366 days ago
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    The Barclays: Picks and Preview

    The PGA Tour Playoffs are here! Thus begins Brandt Snedeker’s FedExCup defense, as the top 123 golfers in the FedExCup points list (Zach Johnson and Steve Stricker are sitting this one out) head to Paul Fireman’s much-maligned Liberty...

    • Posted 366 days ago
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    This week in golf tweets: Wie’s walkoff and a puppy for Duf

    In the lull between the end of PGA Championship and the beginning of the FedExCup Playoffs, there’s been no shortage of compelling golf stories. Between the Solheim Cup, Patrick Reed’s playoff win over Jordan Spieth at the Wyndham...

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    Dustin Johnson, Paulina Gretzky announce engagement

    For months golf fans have endured (or maybe enjoyed?) photos of Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky’s embraces on Twitter and Instagram. It appears, however, that it was all for a good cause. Johnson and Gretzky, the daughter...

    • Posted 368 days ago
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  • Patrick Reed Scorecard Spotlight
    The Scorecard: Wyndham Championship

    The Front Nine 60 - Greens in regulation hit by Patrick Reed. That’s 83 percent and a career best for him. 1 – This marks Reed’s first professional win on the PGA Tour. 7 – The iron...

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    Reed beats Spieth in a playoff to win the Wyndham Championship

    Just two weeks after his 23rd birthday, Patrick Reed defeated 20-year-old Jordan Spieth in a playoff to secure his first PGA Tour victory. After missing a short birdie putt to beat Spieth on the first playoff hole,...

    • Posted 368 days ago
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    Move over, Butch: Nick Watney working with Todd Anderson

    In the world of golf news, there are surprising headlines. Consider this recent bulletin from the San Diego Union-Tribune: “Shear madness: Hoffman cuts famous hair” (Really. He finally did. Photo evidence, here). Then, there are the less...

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    Howell III DQ’d for using non-conforming TaylorMade SLDR

    Charles Howell III, who was tied for 10th place at the Wyndham Championship after rounds of 66-68, was disqualified before the start of the third round for using a non-conforming driver. The latch that covers the toe...

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    U.S. Amateur Semifinals Feature Four Non-U.S. Players

    For the first time in U.S. Amateur history, the 2013 tournament semifinals feature four players with foreign nationalities. Oliver Goss and Brady Watt, two Australian golfers, will meet in one semifinal. In the other, Corey Conners of...

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    Photos from the 2013 Solheim Cup

    GolfWRX is live from the Solheim Cup, a bi-annual competition between American and European female golfers. The competition is held this year at Colorado Golf Club in Parker, Colo., a par-72 course that will play around 7000 yards....

    • Posted 371 days ago
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    Wyndham Championship: Picks and Preview

    Jason Dufner’s PGA Championship victory marked the end of major season on the PGA Tour. Now, the Tour chugs onward to this week’s Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club. The Wyndham marks the end the Tour’s “regular...

    • Posted 372 days ago
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    Caddy Races banned from WM Phoenix Open

    And they’re off! No, really, they’re off. In “you’re gonna poke someone’s eye out” motherly fashion, the PGA Tour has banned the caddy races. The Waste Management Phoenix Open has been donned “The Greatest Show on Grass.”...

    • Posted 374 days ago
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    Photos from the Wyndham Championship

    GolfWRX is live from the Wyndham Championship, the PGA Tour’s last regular season event before the FedExCup Playoffs. The tournament is held at Sedgefield Country Club, a Donald Ross design in Greensboro, N.C., that measures 7130 yards and...

    • Posted 375 days ago
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    Dufner wins the PGA Championship at Oak Hill

    They would fire and fall back. It wasn’t a war of munition, where the falling back is part of the strategy. At Oak Hill Country Club on PGA Championship Sunday, a number of challengers made early runs...

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  • PGA Championship: Round 3 Recap

    Saturday was a curious day at Oak Hill. As if some unseen tormentors decreed that too many featured players would not wage compelling drama, the stock birdies of Rounds 1 and 2 disappeared into the treetops, replaced...

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    PGA Championship: Round 2 Recap

    Another spate of bad weather passed through Pittsford during Friday’s morning round. Greens and fairways were softened, so as to be more receptive to well-placed shots. Two more golfers (Jamie Donaldson and Angel Cabrera) withdrew due to...

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